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Drain livewells and boats to prevent the spread of invasive species

Author – Molly Sequin; UWEX Student Outreach Assistant Wisconsin boaters are good ambassadors of cleaning vegetation off their equipment before leaving the lake. However, not everyone may be aware that threatening aquatic invasive species (AIS) can travel around Wisconsin in … Continue reading

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Winter in the Underwater Forest

By Paul Skawinski Gazing over a frozen lake, it’s hard to imagine a lush forest of green plants, especially under your boots, through the snow, and under a foot or more of solid ice. But believe it – there is … Continue reading

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The Landing Blitz is Back!

Boaters will likely notice more boating activity on this 4th of July weekend; they may also notice more activity near the boat ramp. For the 7th straight year, the DNR and Clean Boats Clean waters volunteers across the state will … Continue reading

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A Second Year for Lakeshore Habitat Restoration Training

As Wisconsin’s lakes start to become alive with activity, shoreline property owners start to think more about their lakefront and ways to maintain or improve what they have. Many of these property owners will be seeking the advice and services … Continue reading

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